CONSERVATIVES AND REPUBLICANS CALL FOR REPEAL OF KANSAS DEATH PENALTY As conservative and Republican leaders in Kansas, we come from a variety of perspectives and affiliations, but our core principles – limited government, fiscal responsibility, the right to life and liberty – unite us in our shared concerns about the death penalty. Rather than make us safer, … [Read more...] about Conservatives and Republicans Call for Repeal of Kansas Death Penalty
A growing number of conservatives in Kansas are speaking out against the death penalty because it fails to live up to core conservative values: limited government, fiscal responsibility, and valuing life. Join us at the Kansas State Capitol on Tuesday, March 17! WHAT: Conservative voices of all ages will gather at the Kansas Capitol to call for the … [Read more...] about Conservative Leaders to Call For End of Death Penalty on March 17
Abolition Bill - HB 2129 (For more information contact: Mary Sloan, Executive Director) On Tuesday, January 27, 2015, HB 2129 to repeal the death penalty and replace it with life without parole was introduced by Representative Steven Becker of Buhler. Since then, we have had a Lobby Day (thanks to all who were able to come and make this day such a success!) and … [Read more...] about Abolition Bill – HB 2129
We would like to thank each and every one of you who participated in our abolition lobby day and faith leaders press conference on February 10, 2015! Thank you for being part of this important cause. We rely on your enthusiasm and strong support all the way to repeal! … [Read more...] about Thank You for Your Support!
Mark your calendars and plan to participate in our ABOLITION LOBBY DAY AT THE CAPITOL on FEBRUARY 10, 2015! Want to participate in Lobby Day? Here is what you need to know: Need a ride to the Capitol? Buses will be coordinated to arrive at the Capitol at 11am. Meet us in the Capitol Rotunda on the 2nd floor for a quick briefing, light lunch and to pick up your … [Read more...] about Abolition Lobby Day at the Capitol
The 2015 Abolition Bill has been introduced – Now there should be a Judiciary Committee Hearing! HB 2129 would repeal the death penalty and replace it with life without parole. It was introduced by Representative Steven Becker of Buhler – and there should be a Committee hearing of this important bill in the House Judiciary Committee. Please contact … [Read more...] about 2015 Abolition Bill introduced – now we need a Judiciary Committee Hearing
On Tuesday, January 27, 2015, HB 2129 to repeal the death penalty and replace it with life without parole was introduced by Representative Steven Becker of Buhler. Contact your legislators today and ask them to support HB 2129! It’s important for legislators to hear from constituents like you! Call, write or email your legislators today and tell them you support … [Read more...] about Abolition Bill Introduced in Kansas Legislature!
Please join us for an Interfaith Prayer Service to remember friends and family whose lives have been lost to murder. This service will be a time to honor the lives and gifts of those taken by violence, and will include reflections by murder victims' families, prayer, music, and a candle lighting. We hope to see you this Thursday, November 20th from 7pm … [Read more...] about Interfaith Prayer Service
You are invited to our Regional Abolition Conference in Buhler. Come listen to the story of Syl and Vicki Schieber, murder victim family members whose daughter, Shannon, was brutally raped and murdered in 1998. Syl and Vicki have been vocal in their opposition to the death penalty both before and after their daughter's murder. And they used their voice to fight to … [Read more...] about Don't miss the Buhler Regional Abolition Conference!
This year we are holding three separate Regional Abolition Conferences in order to give everyone a better opportunity to attend! Check out the locations listed below and sign up to attend! You can attend one or all three, it is up to you! Kansas City Regional Abolition Conference | Oct. 9 | 5:30pm - 8:00pm RAINBOW MENNONITE CHURCH | 1444 SOUTHWEST BLVD | … [Read more...] about The 2014 Abolition Conference is right around the corner!